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Peers 2023

The Khoj Peers residency program provides emerging artists and creative practitioners a platform for dialogue, experimentation, and exchange. This helps in building a forum and creating a network of young interdisciplinary artists from various art, architecture, new media, performance, performing arts and design disciplines.

About this edition

Peers is a four week residency programme at Khoj International Artists’ Association that provides emerging artists from India with an opportunity for exchange and dialogue. It aims to provide young artists a forum for experimentation and interaction with the larger creative community as well as attempts to create a network of diverse artists across mediums and disciplines.

At its core, the Peers program acts as a stepping-stone for young artists, aiding them through a transitional moment in their lives. The program offers them the resources necessary to push the experimental limits of their work, and also provides a supportive learning environment and an introduction into the larger network of the arts.

In 2023, the Peers cohort visited the studios of Raqs Media Collective and Amar Kanwar and had a zoom session with artists Pors and Rao. They also participated in a day-long book binding workshop facilitated by Anshika Varma, founder of Offset Projects as well as an interactive session with researcher and sound artist Suvani Suri. Simultaneously, Khoj also organised a Khirkee Walk with Mahavir Singh Bisht for the residents to situate themselves better within the community. The cohort also attended the Reproduce Listening Room event at Khoj.

Special thanks to the jury Manisha Parekh, Premjish Achari, Radha Mahendru, and Tarana Sawhney for reviewing the long list of applications provided by the Khoj curatorial team, and selecting the Peers 2023 cohort.

Peers 2023 has been supported by Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation


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